BIPOC: Experiences of Racism in the US
The topic of the May B’more Human session is, “BIPOC: Experiences of Racism in the US.” Join us on Monday, May 17th and Tuesday, May 18th, 6:30-8 pm, for a two-part session where we explore these concepts through the eyes of our esteemed panel. Panel members include
+ Maria Wong, who is originally from Hong Kong and professor of psychology at Stevenson University and a member of the Presbytery of Baltimore’s Dismantling Racism Team;
+ Jannny Lora, originally from the Dominican Republic, author and member of the Hunting Ridge Presbyterian Church;
+ Bolima Tafah, Elder of HRPC, originally from Cameroon; and,
+ Jose Lopez-Chapa, pastor of Comunidad Presbiteriana La Trinidad, and first generation American whose family was from Mexico.
During the second session, you will have an opportunity to explore your own biases towards BIPOC, as well as join in small groups to discuss actions you can take as an individual and collectively to stop bias and hatred.